glögg

glögg

[gluhg, gloog; Swedish glœg]
noun
a hot wine punch containing brandy or aquavit and traditionally flavored with almonds, raisins, cloves, and cinnamon.
Also, glogg.


Origin:
< Swedish, shortening of glödgat vin mulled wine (glödgat, past participle of glödga to mull, heat up, derivative of glöd ember; vin wine)

glögg, glug.
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glogg (ɡlɒɡ)
 
n
a hot alcoholic mixed drink, originally from Sweden, consisting of sweetened brandy, red wine, bitters or other flavourings, and blanched almonds
 
[from Swedish glögg, from glödga to burn]

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